Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1904
Lord Rayleigh

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Lord Rayleigh - Facts

Lord Rayleigh (John William Strutt)

Lord Rayleigh (John William Strutt)

Born: 12 November 1842, Langford Grove, Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom

Died: 30 June 1919, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his investigations of the densities of the most important gases and for his discovery of argon in connection with these studies"

Field: gas physics, molecular physics

Prize share: 1/1

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